Black Men

Former NFL star just got to prison and is already in trouble


By Victor Ochieng Convicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has found himself in trouble in prison. A source revealed on Tuesday that the 25-year-old former New England Patriots player acted as a lookout in a fight involving  two inmates. One source that requested anonymity said that “it was two-on-one, he was part of the two.” Hernandez, who’s locked up at ...

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Watch: Danny Glover goes beast on reporter for cutting off his interview


Danny Glover is quite the spirited activist, fighting on a large number of issues that are near and dear to his heart.  One of his recent issues is the battle for postal workers across the country.  The US postal service is suffering from major drops in traffic due to reduced use of their services by Americans who are now opting ...

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Denzel told not to speak about Jesus, so he spoke about God instead

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by Raveen Johnson If there were an award for most encouraging pep talk of the year, actor Denzel Washington would definitely have a great chance of winning it. Aside from being an amazing actor with many accolades under his belt, his most inspiring moment was during the speech that he gave at Dillard University. Graduates patiently waited for Washington to ...

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This brother broke out of the prison system and now he’s a PhD

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dr. Sheldon Land is an ex-convict who got out of prison and obtained his bachelor’s, master’s and phd. He then started the Not for Profit organization LandMindz.Org. An organization that uses art and drama as an therapeutic tool for homeless people and people returning citizens of mass incarceration. Here is speaks with Dr ...

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Boy Allegedly Locked in Basement 11 Days by Dad & Stepmom: “I Was Happy That My Body Looked Great”

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A Detroit boy who triggered a massive search after he went missing recently admitted in court that he enjoyed the results of physical workouts ordered by his father and stepmom. Thirteen year old Charlie Bothuell went missing for eleven days but was eventually found in the basement of his family’s home. Counsel for the boy’s father attacked the boy’s credibility ...

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Dr. Boyce Watkins on Kanye West: Classism Isn’t The New Racism


Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dr. Boyce Watkins sat down with VladTV and shared his thoughts on Kanye West, saying he definitely doesn’t agree with everything the “All Day” rapper has to say, but respects Yeezy as “one of the closest things we have to a true artist in the industry.” Dr. Watkins believes that many of Kanye’s ...

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Charles Barkley wooed with $1700 of wine and tequila to stay on TNT


BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Charles Barkley‘s contract was up for renewal at Turner Sports and the retired NBA Hall of Famer was reportedly considering leaning away from signing. Not only did Barkley re-sign with Turner Sports, he signed an extension through the 2024-25 NBA Season.  In an effort to keep all the parts of the their wildly popular Inside the ...

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Olympic star says today’s athletes are too materialistic


Reported by Victor Ochieng Bob Beamon (pictured) is a respected figure in the athletics world. He’s best known for his 1968 Mexico Olympics record that stayed untouched for more than 20 years and was only broken by Mike Powell in 1991. What many people may not know is that Beamon had his prime at a time when racism was rife ...

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